Betalar Tablet / Betalar Injection

Company: Lark Laboratories (India) Ltd.

Generic Drug: Betamethasone.

Indication: Acute allergic and inflammatory reactions, cerebral edema, anaphylaxis, and acute asthma attack.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation. Viral, fungal and tubercular infections.

Dosage & Administration: Available as tablet and injection. Adult: 0.5-7.5 mg per day oral, 4-20 mg IM/IV. Children: 0.1-0.2mg/kg/day oral, 1-4mg per day IV.

Special Precautions:

  • To be used cautiously in cardiac diseases, diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism.
  • To be used cautiously in lactation and pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Systemic steroid effects on prolong use such as Cushing’s syndrome, osteoporosis, glaucoma, and weakness.

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